A Tapestry of Stories

Enjoy these stories of immigration, womanhood, and activism. If you’d like to contribute your own, you can do so...

The Birthing of an Asian American Agency

The Birthing of an Asian American Agency Sharon Cebula May Chen laughed to herself as she pulled more folding chairs out of the storage closet of the church hall she had rented(The event was at a restaurant in Cleveland. No fees charged). She could hear the melange of...

Re: Pull of the Homeland

Re: Pull of the Homeland Adam Dear fellow American. It has been almost thirty years since I left my homeland and I first went back for a visit after fourteen years from the time of my departure. Years have felt like minutes and the definition of one’s identity is a...

Global Citizenry

Global Citizenry Teboho Moja I love being a global citizen. My daughter Tumi once said, she does not want to be a citizen of one country but a citizen of the world. I am living her dream. I am a global citizen. I hope one day I will have a global passport and wonder...

Reconstructed Identity

Reconstructed Identity Nathaniel Bowler I knew my wife was not from the United States the moment I met her. It wasn’t her dark hair or black eyes that told me, but her voice. The accent that colored the simple phrase ‘nice to meet you’ was what gave her away. I...